Global Collaborative Partners


The Global 5G Events series were developed in the interest of efficiency and building global consensus on 5G, and were announced in October 2015 by the following parties of a Memorandum of Understanding: 5G Americas, (Americas),  The Fifth Generation Mobile Communications Promotion Forum (5GMF) (Japan), 5G Forum (Republic of Korea), IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group (China) and The 5G Public Private Partnership (5G PPP) (Europe). In May 2017, Brazil (Telebrasil- Projecto 5G Brasil) joined the partners on the Global 5G Event. The Global 5G Event intends to support multi-lateral collaboration on 5G systems across continents and countries.



About 5G Americas: The Voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas:

5G Americas is an industry trade organization composed of leading telecommunications service providers and manufacturers. The organization’s mission is to advocate for and foster the advancement and full capabilities of LTE wireless technologies and their evolution to 5G, throughout the ecosystem’s networks, services, applications and wirelessly connected devices in the Americas. 5G Americas is invested in developing a connected wireless community while leading 5G development for all the Americas. 5G Americas is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. More information is available at or Twitter @5GAmericas.


About 5GMF:

The Fifth Generation Mobile Communications Promotion Forum (5GMF) was founded on September 30 2014. 5GMF has been conducting research and development concerning 5G (the Fifth Generation Mobile Communications Systems) including the standardization thereof, along with liaison and coordination with related organizations, the collection of information, and the dissemination and enlightenment of activities. Towards 5G realization by 2020, these activities will contribute to the sound development of the 5G eco-society.

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About the 5G Forum:

The 5G Forum is a public-private organization founded on May 30 2013. Its members consist of public and private sectors, including mobile telecommunication carriers, manufacturers, institutes, and academia. The goal of the 5G Forum is to promote 5G services and  technologies in 2020 and beyond in the context of the 4th industrial revolution. 5G Forum has been running six committees, three industry convergence task forces, and C-V2X promotion council with multiple fora and ministries to work on the cooperation on 5G with other industries, harmonization among industries and multiple ministries, spectrum issues, small and medium-size enterprises (SME) promotion and global harmonization.

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About IMT-2020 PG:

The IMT- 2020 (5G) Promotion Group was established in February 2013, with the support of three ministries of China (the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the National Development and Reform Commission, and the Ministry of Science and Technology), based on the original IMT- Advanced Promotion Group. It is the major platform to promote the research and development of 5G in China. Its members include the leading operators, vendors, universities, and research institutes in the field of mobile communications.

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About the 5G Public-Private Partnership & the 5G Infrastructure Association (5G-IA)

The 5G Public Private Partnership (5G PPP) is the 5G collaborative research program that is organized as part of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program – The European Union Program for Research and Innovation. It is aimed at fostering industry-driven research, monitored by business-related, technological performance and societal KPIs. The 5G PPP will deliver solutions, architectures, technologies and standards for ubiquitous next-generation communication infrastructure over the coming decade.

In the 5G PPP, the 5G Infrastructure Association (5G IA) represents the private side and the European Commission the public side. The 5G IA is committed to the advancement of 5G in Europe and to building global consensus on 5G. To this aim, the Association brings together a global industry community of telecoms and digital actors, such as operators, manufacturers, research institutes, universities, verticals and small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs). The 5G IA carries out a wide range of activities in strategic areas including standardization, frequency spectrum, R&D projects, technology skills, collaboration with key vertical industry sectors, notably for the development of trials, and international cooperation.

More information is available at Twitter: @5GPPP


About 5G Brasil

The main objective of the 5G Brasil project is to foster the development of the 5G ecosystem in Brazil and contribute to the global definition of this technology. The 5G Brasil Project has 22 associates (including operators, manufacturers, research institutes, universities, and companies associations) involving more than 120 professionals. The activities of 5G Brasil are performed by a Steering Committee and by five thematic commissions: Research and Use Cases, PreStandards, Backhaul Infrastructure, Future Frequencies Bands, Verticals Regulatory Actions and Market Actions. The 5G Brasil Project advocates the inclusion of a fourth scenario for 5G networks: 5G for remote areas.




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